Air Education and Training Command
Lt. Gen. Steve Kwast- Commander of Air Education and Training Command
330th Special Operations Recruiting Squadron Activation B-roll
After 8 months of brainstorming, Air Education and Training Command revamped the syllabus for specialized undergraduate pilot training. The students will now see scenarios in simulators before they hit the flightline resulting in safer flights and less training delays.
Battle Field Airmen Training B-roll
Air Education and Training Command, with headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, was established and activated in January 1942, making it the second oldest major command in the Air Force. Our mission is to recruit, train and educate Airmen to deliver 21st Century Airpower.
Air Education and Training Command, with headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, was established and activated in January 1942, making it the second oldest major command in the Air Force. Our mission is to recruit, train and educate Airmen to deliver 21st Century Airpower.

AETC NEWS

  • VCSAF speaks with OTS staff, instructors

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson, Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, spoke with Officer Training School instructors about the Officer Instructor and Recruiter Special Duty program May 18, 2019, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.
  • Blue Grit podcast features stories of resilience, strength

    You may have noticed a recent addition to the Air Force Portal homepage. A logo depicting a warrior looking over his shoulder with a fighter jet above him. It’s the face of the Blue Grit podcast.
  • Holloman AFB Maintains Solar Observatory, world-wide SOON

    Here at Holloman Air Force Base, the 2d Weather Squadron, Detachment 4, Solar Observatory works as a central hub for maintenance support and technical training for the Solar Observing Optical Network across the globe. “Our purpose is twofold here at Holloman,” said Staff Sgt. Bradley Douglas, 2d WS, Det. 4, SOON centralized repair activity, technician. “We maintain our telescope at Holloman and do all the preventative maintenance it requires and the other part is showing our maintenance students what to expect from us as depot-level maintenance support.”
  • Altus civilian named AETC David O. Cooke Award winner

    Tiffany Gibbs, a service contract monitor assigned to the 97th Medical Support Squadron, is the recipient of the David O. Cooke Excellence in Public Administration Award for Air Education and Training Command.
  • Keesler civilian Biloxi's 2019 Community Volunteer of the Year

    Mr. Daniel Kazumura from the 81st Training Wing Legal Office was named the city of Biloxi (Miss.) 2019 Volunteer of the Year award winner/
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  • "Developing Mach-21 Airmen" explores PTN 2.0

    The fifth episode of "Developing Mach-21 Airmen," Air Education and Training Command's podcast series, was released March 18. In the episode, Lt. Col. Paul Vicars, the director of Pilot Training Next, sits down to discuss the second iteration of AETC’s innovative and experimental approach to learning, based at the Armed Forces Reserve Center near the Austin-Bergstrom (Texas) International Airport.
  • PTN innovations to be formally integrated into undergraduate pilot training

    Beginning May 31, 2019, flying training wings will formally begin integrating innovations from Pilot Training Next into the undergraduate pilot training curriculum,19th Air Force officials announced at the PTN Technology Expo held here March 12-13. Taking lessons learned and data derived from technology use during PTN, the idea is to blend those training approaches and content into the syllabi for specific T-1 Jayhawk, T-6A Texan II and T-38C Talon aircraft flights at UPT wings to accelerate student learning and build better aviators for the future.
  • Pilot instructor training "embraces change" through virtual reality

    Pilot Instructor Training Next is using virtual reality simulators and 360-degree video headsets integrated into the syllabi, helping enable overall Air Education and Training Command effort to leverage emerging technology across the training enterprise.
  • Pilot Training Next cadre discuss lessons learned, way forward

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland - Air Education and Training Command officials announced the second
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